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Economic Sustainability Tools for Agronomic Crops- NC Academy

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Rebecca Vittetoe, Jason Hartschuh, Nick Baker, Ruth Beck

As margins continue to tighten for crop producers, it is even more important for producers to manage costs. Producers are looking for tools that can help them understand their cost of production not just on a whole farm basis but also on a field-by-field basis. Many of...

Understanding Ag Research Tool Package for Extension Educators- 2017 NC ANR Academy

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sara Berg, Josh Coltrain, Lizabeth Stahl, John Thomas

Agriculture research is a vital part of an ever-changing industry. As extension professionals, we often present or provide applied research data to audiences who have not been trained in statistics or research interpretation. In an effort to improve basic research...

Equipment Sanitation

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Meaghan Anderson, Angie Johnson, Kevin Jarek, Wayne Ohnesorg

Modern production agriculture relies heavily on machinery, large and small, to raise crops. These machines are capable of transporting unwanted pests from one field to another. For example, combines are one of the largest and most impressive machines on a farm. These large...

Teaching Agriculture Technology: Educational Resources for Extension Professionals

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Monica Jean, Valerie Clingerman, John Schoenhals, Eric Anderson, Chris Long

Precision agriculture is not a new concept, but as advances in technology make it more widely available—and as farm profits continue to tighten—interest among farmers are increasing. What technologies are available, how useful are they, what is the return on investment, and...

Soil Health and Water Quality

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Max Glover, Katelyn Hain, Brad Kohlhagen

Soil Health is a rapidly evolving movement that is frequently in the headlines. Water Quality is important everywhere, but specific issues vary widely based on geography, land use, and population. Attend this webinar to learn about resources that you can use to answer...